The past few weeks have been a major reckoning for some, and a missed opportunity for others. The lab leak hypothesis is now out in the open for discussion. And even before we get to its truth or falsehood, some very big questions have been brought into full relief about the media and public discourse. Start with these: How do we know what’s true? Who should decide which ideas are acceptable to discuss, and what…
Thought experiment: Should neo-Marxists be forced to wait until a Socialist economy delivers a vaccine?
It’s time to put kids first. We need to have more urgency. We are imposing massive harm on an entire generation of school kids. We are inflicting the most harm on the least vulnerable.
What’s happened to the $3 million that City Council allocated for research to feed into participatory budgeting?
I’ve written previously about the Class of 2021, a unique cohort that’s had to adapt the most important moment of their young lives to totally new conditions. They’ve had little normalcy, nor semblances of junior and senior year as most of us know it. I’ve got a son in the high school Class of 2021, and his and his peers’ lives have been upended in so many ways, from leadership and work opportunities to social…
Simple beats complex nearly every day.
The January 7th runoff elections in Georgia have a big vulnerability to fraudulent, temporary registration. Will Georgia officials act?
Evidence is growing that we may be overstating COVID positives, lumping in those whose immune system has already defeated the virus.
Seattle City Council signals a veto-proof majority for a 50% cut in police funding. But where are the metrics?
At this time, we’d like to offer early boarding to passengers traveling with small children, and our active military members.”once-familiar refrain at airports It’s just before Easter, and it’s starting to feel like we’re entering Act II of the COVID-19 crisis. The frightening curves are flattening in many parts of the country. The number of new infections in hotspots like New York and Washington State are leveling off — even showing very early signs of…